Bug 38662 - Visual feedback requires when focus is on back/up button on nav bar on Windows
Summary: Visual feedback requires when focus is on back/up button on nav bar on Windows
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Windows ()
Version: 2.0.0
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal enhancement
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-02-11 09:33 UTC by John Hardman
Modified: 2017-06-22 02:10 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Tags: Windows focus selection visual feedback enhancement
Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

Screenshot showing problem (13.97 KB, image/png)
2016-02-11 09:33 UTC, John Hardman

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Description John Hardman 2016-02-11 09:33:46 UTC
Created attachment 14999 [details]
Screenshot showing problem

As per the attached screenshot, on Windows, when navigating using the keyboard (not touch or mouse), when the focus is on the back/up button on the navigation bar, it is nigh on impossible to see where the focus is.

In the attached screenshot, I have added two red arrows. One points to the near invisible selection rectangle around the outside of what appears to be a large rectangular button. The second points to the circle where the user would actually be looking for some visual feedback to indicate that the focus is on the back/up button.

To provide the user with visual feedback when the focus is on the back/up button, either a selection circle should appear around the existing circle, or the background color within the circle should change slightly (or the opacity change). At present, users do not see the very faint selection rectangle around the outside of the containing button.
Comment 1 John Hardman 2016-03-22 09:56:34 UTC
Will be raising a separate bug for UWP, where it is not a case of not being able to see where the focus is, instead it seems the back/up button is simply not on the tab sequence, so tabbing never gets the focus there.
Comment 3 David Ortinau [MSFT] 2017-06-22 02:10:53 UTC
Non-UWP Windows is no longer on the roadmap.